How Often Do You / Should You Update Camera Firmware?

Updating camera firmware is tedious and time consuming, and can sometimes lead to a bricked or inoperable camera if the wrong type or version of firmware is added! There are times when the "update" in question does little to improve the existing bugs/quirks on a camera, and offers minimal changes to features you wouldn't normally use.

So, my questions are:

  • How often do you check firmware on your cameras?
  • How long does it take to upgrade all subsequent cameras that need firmware updates?
  • Are there obligations/stipulations that must be met that dictate that every camera needs to be updated to it's most recent versions?

Feel free to either post replies in the comments, or take our short poll.

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